Feb 3, 2013 4:30pm PST
needs to back him up, too. chris: hillary clinton did something big this week. she ended her tour as secretary of state. she showed off her skill, carefully and pleasantly stepping aside from every reporter's attempt to find a window into her presidential stantd. i tried that on the hard ball tour. >> will you be running for president in 2004? no. are we done? chris: will you be running for president in 2008? >> you know, i have said the same thing to everyone, to every important public figure and commentator. no one of your stature, however, has ever asked me this question. unfortunately, you're going to get the same answer. i have absolutely no plans -- chris: i have no plans to go to hawaii in 2008 either, but i might go. you still haven't answered the question. up want to leave it at that? >> that's absolutely where i want to leave it. chris: that's the way hillary clinton is when you are talking to her. she's very nice. let's look at the guys at "saturday night live." >> many people believe if you declared right now you would be the democratic front runner. are you in or out?
Feb 11, 2013 12:00am PST
. >> today's valentine's day, white house spokesman said the president and mrs. clinton will honor the holiday by observing a moment of silence. expected to last the entire evening. chris: and when we come back, barack obama replaced troops on the ground with drones in the sky. >> the administration also puts forward a false choice between the liberties we cherish and the security we provide. >> i will provide our intelligence and law enforcement agencies with the tools they need to track and take out the terrorists without undermining our constitution and our freedom. chris: boy, he's gotten older, hasn't he? that was president obama as a candidate in 2007, running hard against the legacy of the bush-cheney foreign policy. at issue now today the 700% rampup of drone strikes under obama. there have been 350 under obama, largely in pakistan. a key question is blowback, no one knows how many untargeted civilians have been killed by drone strikes or the damage to winning hearts and mind over there. the effect of blowback is a central theme in the television series "homeland" where the
Feb 17, 2013 4:30pm PST
the republican party back by studying of all people, bill clinton, their pariah of 15 years ago. >> all right. frank lautenberg announced his retirement this week. we hear so much about polarization in crong, blame it on redistricting. one thing to look at is the number of freshmen or first-term senators. my colleague, the cook political report, looked at the numbers, amazing. by 2015 we could have half of the senate elected since 2008. so when all of us talk about, remember in the old days when they would sit down and work these things out, there's nobody left from the old days. democrat and kentucky worried about ashley dud candidacy. kneel like they might have a chance if they can have a conservative democrat run against mitch mcconnell. chris: ashley judd is a native and will take on the senate leader? >> possibly. and you're seeing they're feeling perhaps they can goad her into running. chris: they're going to kill her. they're going to kill home run. movie star in kentucky. >> guns, immigration, hakele. huge issue over the next few months is voting. few lines in the state of the union.
Feb 24, 2013 4:30pm PST
on sunday. and let's get rid of sunday. bill clinton said that was a shameful act of voter discrimination. >> and barack obama in the state of the union, bring out 102-year-old woman who thought she wasn't going to be able to vote and exactly -- chris: eight hours. >> eight hours. >> in florida. chris: and that was going on in ohio. in 2004. we need to keep looking at this. we need to keep looking at this. when we come back scoops and has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! ♪ wow. [ buzz ] delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. chris: welcome back. howard, tell me something i don't know. >> chris, research university is going get clobbered -- research universities is going to get clobbered in the next few weeks and worth taking me time to point that out. lots of very fundamental research. and it's part of a shift away from government funding of basic resea